SAS International cuts turf at Maybole site
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News release  
2nd August 2011
VIL_8215 (260 x 179)The UK’s largest manufacturer of metal ceilings and associated interior fit-out solutions, SAS International, has started construction work at its manufacturing site in Maybole, Ayrshire. The 7,500 m2 expansion is set to complete at the end of 2011.

SAS International has invested in the Maybole community for the last 25 years. This expansion not only secures existing jobs at the site but also further recruitment is expected once the site is fully operational.

Andrew Jackson of SAS International comments: “It’s great to get work underway on the new extension. We believe investment in operational facilities and skilled labour in the UK is key to ensure both manufacturing and our UK economy stay strong.”

In contrast to recent reports about a downturn in UK manufacturing SAS International recently announced record pre-tax profits for the year end 2010 which saw export orders up 127%. The Maybole facility is one of the company’s key sites that manufactures Architectural Metalwork solutions designed for projects Worldwide from Australia and the Middle East through to Europe.

The new extension adds capacity to production of SAS International’s range of Architectural Metalwork products and allows further investment in new equipment and processes, to help fulfil orders in both the UK and overseas.


Background information on SAS International

With over 40 years of experience, SAS International is a leading designer and UK manufacturer of market leading ‘Interior fit-out’ solutions, including acoustic and fire performance led products, for both the public and private sector.

The range of products includes suspended acoustic metal ceilings, performance led partitioning systems and doors, energy efficient chilled ceilings and beams and design and service led architectural metalwork.

SAS supplies projects worldwide and has offices and staff across Europe and in the Middle East.

A range of SAS International commodity led products, including ceilings, tee grid and partitioning systems are available at competitive prices for contractors from SAS Direct depots across the UK.

Further information on SAS International’s range of products and services can be found on their website

metal ceilings | partitioning | doors | room comfort | architectural metalwork